This training course explores how person-centred care puts people and their families at the centre of any care and support decisions or intervention. Content includes assessment and support planning, through to provision of care in residential or home care settings. This course is suitable for social care and health staff working in local authorities, organisations providing care and support, voluntary organisations, housing and children’s services. This includes social workers, social care officers, managers, frontline care staff, occupational therapists, nurses, clinical staff, housing officers, carers (paid, voluntary and informal).
What you will learn
By the end of the session learners will have increased knowledge of:
• what person-centred care means and why it is important.
• Recognise what the principles of person-centred care require and what the 6 Cs mean.
• legislation relate to person-centred care, particularly the Health and Social Care Act.
• person-centred care in practice to fulfil the principles.
• how to carry out shared decision making in a person-centred way.
• what type of information a person-centred care plan should include.
• the importance of keeping records, storing information in accordance with data protection law, and acquiring consent from patients.
• where to find further resources and training.